Gene Symbol: H2-D1
Description: histocompatibility 2, D region locus 1
Alias: H-2D, H2-D, H-2 class I histocompatibility antigen, D-B alpha chain, H-2D cell surface glycoprotein, H2-DC1-beta transplantation antigen protein, MHC H2-D-q alpha-chain, MHC class I H-2Dp, MHC class I H2 antigen, Q5k protein
Species: mouse
Products:     H2-D1

Top Publications

  1. Adelson J, Barreto G, Xu L, Kim T, Brott B, Ouyang Y, et al. Neuroprotection from stroke in the absence of MHCI or PirB. Neuron. 2012;73:1100-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, molecules that function in the immune system act not only to limit synaptic plasticity in healthy neurons, but also to exacerbate brain injury after ischemia. These results suggest therapies for stroke by targeting MHCI and PirB. ..
  2. Sijts A, de Bruijn M, Ressing M, Nieland J, Mengedé E, Boog C, et al. Identification of an H-2 Kb-presented Moloney murine leukemia virus cytotoxic T-lymphocyte epitope that displays enhanced recognition in H-2 Db mutant bm13 mice. J Virol. 1994;68:6038-46 pubmed
  3. Seaman M, Wang C, Forman J. MHC class Ib-restricted CTL provide protection against primary and secondary Listeria monocytogenes infection. J Immunol. 2000;165:5192-201 pubmed
    ..Together, these data demonstrate that class Ib-restricted CTL play an important role in clearing a primary LM infection and generate a memory population capable of providing significant protection against subsequent infection. ..
  4. Hammer G, Gonzalez F, James E, Nolla H, Shastri N. In the absence of aminopeptidase ERAAP, MHC class I molecules present many unstable and highly immunogenic peptides. Nat Immunol. 2007;8:101-8 pubmed
    ..Thus, ERAAP is a 'quintessential editor' of the peptide-MHC repertoire and, paradoxically, its absence enhances immunogenicity. ..
  5. Vugmeyster Y, Glas R, Perarnau B, Lemonnier F, Eisen H, Ploegh H. Major histocompatibility complex (MHC) class I KbDb -/- deficient mice possess functional CD8+ T cells and natural killer cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1998;95:12492-7 pubmed
    ..KbDb -/- animals also have natural killer cells that retain their cytotoxic potential. ..
  6. Akram A, Inman R. Co-expression of HLA-B7 and HLA-B27 alleles is associated with B7-restricted immunodominant responses following influenza infection. Eur J Immunol. 2013;43:3254-67 pubmed publisher
    ..Using HLA Tg chimeric mice, we confirmed these findings. These findings shed light on the immune consequences of co-dominant expression of MHC-I alleles for host immune response to pathogens. ..
  7. D Orazio S, Halme D, Ploegh H, Starnbach M. Class Ia MHC-deficient BALB/c mice generate CD8+ T cell-mediated protective immunity against Listeria monocytogenes infection. J Immunol. 2003;171:291-8 pubmed
    ..monocytogenes challenge. These results suggest that even a limited number of class Ib MHC-restricted T cells are sufficient to generate the rapid recall response required for protection against secondary infection with L. monocytogenes. ..
  8. Xu H, Chun T, Choi H, Wang B, Wang C. Impaired response to Listeria in H2-M3-deficient mice reveals a nonredundant role of MHC class Ib-specific T cells in host defense. J Exp Med. 2006;203:449-59 pubmed
    ..Thus, the early H2-M3-restricted response temporally bridges the gap between innate and adaptive immune responses, subsequently affecting the function of both branches of the immune system. ..
  9. Brodin P, Lakshmikanth T, Johansson S, Kärre K, Höglund P. The strength of inhibitory input during education quantitatively tunes the functional responsiveness of individual natural killer cells. Blood. 2009;113:2434-41 pubmed publisher
    ..Our data suggest that the capacity of an individual NK cell to respond to stimulation is quantitatively controlled by the extent of inhibitory signals that are received from MHC class I molecules during NK-cell education. ..

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  1. Escande Beillard N, Washburn L, Zekzer D, Wu Z, Eitan S, Ivkovic S, et al. Neurons preferentially respond to self-MHC class I allele products regardless of peptide presented. J Immunol. 2010;184:816-23 pubmed publisher
    ..Consistent with this notion, we show that MHC I and MHC I receptors are coexpressed by precursor cells at the earliest stages of retina development, which could enable such coordination. ..
  2. Su J, Berg R, Murray S, Forman J. Thymus-dependent memory phenotype CD8 T cells in naive B6.H-2Kb-/-Db-/- animals mediate an antigen-specific response against Listeria monocytogenes. J Immunol. 2005;175:6450-7 pubmed
    ..Our data suggest that non-class Ia-selected CD8alphabetaCD44high cells in naive animals can respond rapidly to Ag and play a role in the innate as well as the early phase of the acquired immune response. ..
  3. Das G, Sheridan S, Janeway C. The source of early IFN-gamma that plays a role in Th1 priming. J Immunol. 2001;167:2004-10 pubmed
    ..Therefore, they arise on MHC class Ib molecules that do not depend on TAP-1 transporters. ..
  4. Cheuk E, D Souza C, Hu N, Liu Y, Lang H, Chamberlain J. Human MHC class I transgenic mice deficient for H2 class I expression facilitate identification and characterization of new HLA class I-restricted viral T cell epitopes. J Immunol. 2002;169:5571-80 pubmed
    ..In summary, the HLA class I Tg/H2-K/H2-D DKO mouse model described in this study provides a sensitive and specific approach for identifying and characterizing HLA-restricted CTL epitopes for a variety of human disease-associated Ags. ..
  5. Murali Krishna K, Lau L, Sambhara S, Lemonnier F, Altman J, Ahmed R. Persistence of memory CD8 T cells in MHC class I-deficient mice. Science. 1999;286:1377-81 pubmed
    ..Thus, after naïve CD8 T cells differentiate into memory cells, they evolve an MHC class I-independent "life-style" and do not require further stimulation with specific or cross-reactive antigen for their maintenance. ..
  6. Ikarashi Y, Mikami R, Bendelac A, Terme M, Chaput N, Terada M, et al. Dendritic cell maturation overrules H-2D-mediated natural killer T (NKT) cell inhibition: critical role for B7 in CD1d-dependent NKT cell interferon gamma production. J Exp Med. 2001;194:1179-86 pubmed
    ..These data point to a unique regulatory role of DCs in NKT cell innate immune responses and suggest that H-2 class Ia and Ib pathways differentially control NKT cell recognition of DC antigens. ..
  7. Cho H, Choi H, Xu H, Felio K, Wang C. Nonconventional CD8+ T cell responses to Listeria infection in mice lacking MHC class Ia and H2-M3. J Immunol. 2011;186:489-98 pubmed publisher
    ..These data demonstrate that other MHC class Ib-restricted CD8(+) T cells, in addition to H2-M3-restricted T cells, contribute to antilisterial immunity and may contribute to immune responses against other intracellular bacteria. ..
  8. Thams S, Brodin P, Plantman S, Saxelin R, Kärre K, Cullheim S. Classical major histocompatibility complex class I molecules in motoneurons: new actors at the neuromuscular junction. J Neurosci. 2009;29:13503-15 pubmed publisher
  9. Johansson S, Johansson M, Rosmaraki E, Vahlne G, Mehr R, Salmon Divon M, et al. Natural killer cell education in mice with single or multiple major histocompatibility complex class I molecules. J Exp Med. 2005;201:1145-55 pubmed
  10. Hoglund P, Glas R, Menard C, Kase A, Johansson M, Franksson L, et al. Beta2-microglobulin-deficient NK cells show increased sensitivity to MHC class I-mediated inhibition, but self tolerance does not depend upon target cell expression of H-2Kb and Db heavy chains. Eur J Immunol. 1998;28:370-8 pubmed
    ..However, the mechanisms for enhanced inhibition by MHC class I molecules appear to be unrelated to self tolerance in beta2m- mice, which may instead operate through mechanisms involving triggering pathways. ..
  11. Pascolo S, Bervas N, Ure J, Smith A, Lemonnier F, Perarnau B. HLA-A2.1-restricted education and cytolytic activity of CD8(+) T lymphocytes from beta2 microglobulin (beta2m) HLA-A2.1 monochain transgenic H-2Db beta2m double knockout mice. J Exp Med. 1997;185:2043-51 pubmed
    ..1-restricted immunodominant epitope in humans. Such mice might constitute a versatile animal model for the study of HLA-A2.1-restricted CTL responses of vaccine interest. ..
  12. Seaman M, Perarnau B, Lindahl K, Lemonnier F, Forman J. Response to Listeria monocytogenes in mice lacking MHC class Ia molecules. J Immunol. 1999;162:5429-36 pubmed
    ..Thus, class Ia-deficient animals have a CD8+ T cell repertoire capable of recognizing both class Ia and class Ib molecules and can generate protective immunity to LM. ..
  13. Perarnau B, Saron M, Reina San Martin B, Bervas N, Ong H, Soloski M, et al. Single H2Kb, H2Db and double H2KbDb knockout mice: peripheral CD8+ T cell repertoire and anti-lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus cytolytic responses. Eur J Immunol. 1999;29:1243-52 pubmed
    ..Mice expressing a restricted set of histocompatibility class I molecules should represent useful tools to evaluate the immunological potentials of individual MHC class I molecules. ..
  14. Datwani A, McConnell M, Kanold P, Micheva K, Busse B, Shamloo M, et al. Classical MHCI molecules regulate retinogeniculate refinement and limit ocular dominance plasticity. Neuron. 2009;64:463-70 pubmed publisher
    ..H2-K(b) and H2-D(b) ligands, signaling via neuronal MHCI receptors, may enable activity-dependent remodeling of brain circuits during developmental critical periods. ..
  15. Rolph M, Raupach B, Köbernick H, Collins H, Perarnau B, Lemonnier F, et al. MHC class Ia-restricted T cells partially account for beta2-microglobulin-dependent resistance to Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Eur J Immunol. 2001;31:1944-9 pubmed
    ..Thus, antigen presentation via MHC class Ia is an important component in resistance to M. tuberculosis, but its absence only partially accounts for the increased susceptibility of beta 2-microglobulin-deficient mice. ..
  16. Tan J, Dudl E, Leroy E, Murray R, Sprent J, Weinberg K, et al. IL-7 is critical for homeostatic proliferation and survival of naive T cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2001;98:8732-7 pubmed
    ..Thus, naïve T cells disappeared gradually over a 1-month period upon adoptive transfer into IL-7(-) hosts. These findings indicate that naive T cells depend on IL-7 for survival and homeostatic proliferation. ..
  17. Belanger S, Tu M, Rahim M, Mahmoud A, Patel R, Tai L, et al. Impaired natural killer cell self-education and "missing-self" responses in Ly49-deficient mice. Blood. 2012;120:592-602 pubmed publisher
  18. Hart G, Flaishon L, Becker Herman S, Shachar I. Ly49D receptor expressed on immature B cells regulates their IFN-gamma secretion, actin polymerization, and homing. J Immunol. 2003;171:4630-8 pubmed
  19. Duran L, Horton R, Birschbach C, Chang Miller A, Pease L. Structural relationships among the H-2 D-regions of murine MHC haplotypes. J Immunol. 1989;142:288-96 pubmed
    ..However, subsequent events have generated sequence divergence at the D-locus. ..
  20. Ciatto C, Tissot A, Tschopp M, Capitani G, Pecorari F, Pluckthun A, et al. Zooming in on the hydrophobic ridge of H-2D(b): implications for the conformational variability of bound peptides. J Mol Biol. 2001;312:1059-71 pubmed
    ..This finding suggests a functional reason for the conservation of this structural element. ..
  21. Firat H, Cochet M, Rohrlich P, Garcia Pons F, Darche S, Danos O, et al. Comparative analysis of the CD8(+) T cell repertoires of H-2 class I wild-type/HLA-A2.1 and H-2 class I knockout/HLA-A2.1 transgenic mice. Int Immunol. 2002;14:925-34 pubmed
    ..1/K(b) mice. These observations provide the molecular bases accounting for the fact that HHD mice represent the most versatile animal model currently available for preclinical studies of HLA-A2.1-restricted CTL responses. ..
  22. Reyes A, Schold M, Wallace R. The complete amino acid sequence of the murine transplantation antigen H-2Db as deduced by molecular cloning. Immunogenetics. 1982;16:1-9 pubmed
    ..Analysis of DNA sequences at the 3'-coding and untranslated regions suggests that the mRNAs of H-2Kb and H-2Db are spliced differently at their 3'-coding ends. ..
  23. Young A, Zhang W, Sacchettini J, Nathenson S. The three-dimensional structure of H-2Db at 2.4 A resolution: implications for antigen-determinant selection. Cell. 1994;76:39-50 pubmed
    ..This ridge occurs in about 40% of the known murine D and L allelic molecules, classifying them as a structural subgroup. ..
  24. Gugasyan R, Horat E, Kinkel S, Ross F, Grigoriadis G, Gray D, et al. The NF-?B1 transcription factor prevents the intrathymic development of CD8 T cells with memory properties. EMBO J. 2012;31:692-706 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings indicate that NF-?B1 regulates multiple events in the thymus that collectively inhibit the excess development of CD8(+) thymocytes with memory cell characteristics. ..
  25. Kanaseki T, Lind K, Escobar H, Nagarajan N, Reyes Vargas E, Rudd B, et al. ERAAP and tapasin independently edit the amino and carboxyl termini of MHC class I peptides. J Immunol. 2013;191:1547-55 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, the optimal pMHC I repertoire is produced by two distinct peptide editing steps in the endoplasmic reticulum. ..
  26. Logunova N, Viret C, Pobezinsky L, Miller S, Kazansky D, Sundberg J, et al. Restricted MHC-peptide repertoire predisposes to autoimmunity. J Exp Med. 2005;202:73-84 pubmed
    ..Our findings may help to explain the link between MHC class I responses that are involved in major autoimmune diseases and the well-established genetic linkage of these diseases with MHC class II. ..
  27. Min J, Shukla H, Kozono H, Bronson S, Weissman S, Chaplin D. A novel Creb family gene telomeric of HLA-DRA in the HLA complex. Genomics. 1995;30:149-56 pubmed
    ..The amino acid sequence homology and general structural features of the predicted protein indicate that this gene encodes a general transcription factor belonging to the Creb/ATF subfamily of the bZip super-family. ..
  28. Achour A, Persson K, Harris R, Sundbäck J, Sentman C, Lindqvist Y, et al. The crystal structure of H-2Dd MHC class I complexed with the HIV-1-derived peptide P18-I10 at 2.4 A resolution: implications for T cell and NK cell recognition. Immunity. 1998;9:199-208 pubmed
    ..The structure is discussed in relation to functional data available for T cell and natural killer cell recognition of the H-2Dd molecule. ..
  29. Yun T, Melvold R, Pease L. A complex major histocompatibility complex D locus variant generated by an unusual recombination mechanism in mice. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1997;94:1384-9 pubmed
    ..This process occurs at the D locus and the K locus. The significance of this kind of genetic interaction may extend beyond the major histocompatibility complex and have importance in shaping other multigene families. ..
  30. Bassett J, Yang T, Bernard D, Millar J, Swift S, McGray A, et al. CD8+ T-cell expansion and maintenance after recombinant adenovirus immunization rely upon cooperation between hematopoietic and nonhematopoietic antigen-presenting cells. Blood. 2011;117:1146-55 pubmed publisher
    ..These results shed new light on the immunobiology of rHuAd5 vectors and provide evidence for a mechanism of CD8(+) T-cell expansion and memory maintenance that relies upon both hematopoietic and nonhematopoietic APCs. ..
  31. Rohrlich P, Fazilleau N, Ginhoux F, Firat H, Michel F, Cochet M, et al. Direct recognition by alphabeta cytolytic T cells of Hfe, a MHC class Ib molecule without antigen-presenting function. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2005;102:12855-60 pubmed
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    ..In addition, the Mep-1 gene is the only identified gene linked to the major histocompatibility complex that regulates a proteinase activity. ..
  33. Schaible U, Collins H, Priem F, Kaufmann S. Correction of the iron overload defect in beta-2-microglobulin knockout mice by lactoferrin abolishes their increased susceptibility to tuberculosis. J Exp Med. 2002;196:1507-13 pubmed
    ..Our data establish: (a) defective iron metabolism explains the increased susceptibility of beta2m-KO mice over MHC-I-KO mice, and (b) iron overload represents an exacerbating cofactor for tuberculosis. ..
  34. Milling S, Silvers W, Sai T, Mintz B. Decline in MHC class I expression with increasing thickness of cutaneous melanomas in standard-strain transgenic mouse models. Melanoma Res. 2002;12:221-30 pubmed
    ..These results implicate a regulatory defect as a principal cause of the loss of MHC class I antigens, as noted by others in some human tumours, and they demonstrate that this loss is remediable, even in advanced stages of melanomas. ..
  35. Chen M, Tabaczewski P, Truscott S, Van Kaer L, Stroynowski I. Hepatocytes express abundant surface class I MHC and efficiently use transporter associated with antigen processing, tapasin, and low molecular weight polypeptide proteasome subunit components of antigen processing and presentation pathway. J Immunol. 2005;175:1047-55 pubmed
    ..This type of response should promote rapid influx of newly generated peptides into the endoplasmic reticulum and preferential presentation of foreign/induced Ag by hepatic class I...
  36. Sullivan B, Kraj P, Weber D, Ignatowicz L, Jensen P. Positive selection of a Qa-1-restricted T cell receptor with specificity for insulin. Immunity. 2002;17:95-105 pubmed
    ..Our findings suggest that there is a dedicated population of Qa-1-restricted T cells that are selected by interaction with Qa-1 and that the cellular requirements for selection may differ from conventional T cells. ..
  37. Tummuru U, Zubairu M, Lee D. The multi-locus H-2Dw16 region has an organization distinct from the Dd region. Immunogenetics. 1992;35:296-308 pubmed
    ..Collectively, these data suggest that, through a D region recombination event, the novel Dw16 region may have been assembled from primordial counterparts of the Dp and Ld genes. ..
  38. de Goër de Herve M, Dembele B, Vallée M, Herr F, Cariou A, Taoufik Y. Direct CD4 help provision following interaction of memory CD4 and CD8 T cells with distinct antigen-presenting dendritic cells. J Immunol. 2010;185:1028-36 pubmed publisher
    ..CD4 help for memory CD8 T cells therefore appears to be conditioned primarily not by Ag specificity but by activation status...
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    ..Finally, we identified double phosphorylation motifs that may be involved in ordered phosphorylation. ..
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    ..Furthermore, the influence of MHC class I genotype on the generation of both IFN-gamma-producing CD4(+) and CD8(+) T cells helps explain the major impact of the H-2D gene on recovery from FV disease...
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    ..To determine the ontogeny of major histocompatibility complex (MHC) expression and TAP products in mouse embryos...
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    ..By using crossed immunoelectrophoresis, this 40-kDa antigen was identified as antigen 88 according to the reference system of Closs et al. for BCG antigens. ..
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    ..The investigation of the expression pattern of H-2D(b) at both embryonic and postnatal stages is important for further understanding the physiological and pathological roles of H2-D(b) in the developing CNS. ..
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    ..These findings demonstrate that the genetically segregating and diverse MHC-I and Ly49 loci in mice exhibit independent and epistatic effects on NK cell education that can be uncoupled during the intercrossing of inbred strains. ..
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    ..Alloantiserum prepared to one of the novel antigens was used to demonstrate the expression of the previously undetected antigen on spleen cells of various inbred, congeneic, and recombinant congeneic strains of mice. ..
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    ..These results indicate that the Q9:VP2.139-specific CD8 T cell response to mouse polyomavirus infection depends on CD4 T cell help and CD28 costimulation for inflationary expansion, but only on CD4 T cell help for maintenance. ..
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    ..This study demonstrates an unexpected role for a tetraspan protein in CTL-mediated cell death and MHC1 surface trafficking. ..
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    ..This observation implies that BV diversity is positively correlated with the number of CD8(+) cells, even when the number of CD8(+) splenocytes is dramatically reduced (90% in the double knockout mice). ..
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    ..Crystals containing two complexes per asymmetric unit and belonging to the space group P2(1), with unit-cell parameters a = 68.1, b = 65.2, c = 101.9 A, beta = 102.4 degrees, were obtained. ..
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    ..Long-lasting CTL responses against most of the inserted epitopes could be elicited simultaneously in a single animal with cross-recognition in several cases of their most common natural variants. ..
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    ..The nature of amino acid substitutions distinguishing class I loci in mice and humans are comparable, and the role of natural selection in determining diversity appears to be similar in the two species. ..
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